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Learning and Development Worker Vacancy

Gary Seath 6 months ago

Education Support Media

Are you passionate about education and learning?

Want to help educators and professionals enhance understanding and practice to meet the unique support needs of pupils from armed forces and veteran families?

Here’s your chance to join our force for good!

There’s never been a better time to join our team.

We have just launched our new learning offer which will involve delivery of face-to-face and online training to educators and professionals across Scotland.

Work directly with pupils from armed forces and veteran families to co-produce resources and content to enhance our accredited online CPD modules.

Develop and deliver Forces Children Scotland’s new advisory service, responding to enquiries from children, young people, parents, carers, and professionals.

Ensure training and resources align with the policy agenda and research evidence related to children, young people, and families from armed forces and veteran backgrounds.

Develop, mobilise, and deliver collaborative programmes of work with partners to achieve positive outcomes for pupils from armed forces communities.

About the person we are looking for

First and foremost, we’re looking for someone with a passion for supporting children and young people to overcome unique challenges, associated with forces life, to realise their potential, and thrive.

You will have a professional graduate-level qualification and/or experience working in a relevant field e.g. health, education, social care, community education, etc.

We’re looking for experience in:

  • Developing and delivering training/learning opportunities and resources.
  • Using a variety of learning approaches and methods.
  • Planning and delivering in-person and digital learning events.
  • Establishing and working within cross-sector partnerships.
  • Developing learning activities based on research and voice of lived experience.

How to apply

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 17 November 2023. Interviews will be held over Zoom on Monday 27 November 2023.

For an informal discussion, please contact Laura Falconer, Chief Executive Officer –

Please complete our Application Form and Regulated Work Declaration on our website as part of the selection process.

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